This medicinal combination of vitamin C-rich lemon juice and antibacterial, carminative basil is an effective means of preventing stomach flus and similar infections, as well as enhancing internal health. Sip as required for a healing and soothing boost.
- Place the basil leaves in a mug and boil the water in the kettle.(3 minutes)
- Pour the water over the basil leaves and let steep for 3 or 4 minutes, according to desired strength.(4 minutes)
- Strain and discard the herbs. Transfer the liquid back into the mug, and squeeze the lemons right before serving.(2 minutes)
Enjoy this tea immediately, while it's still hot, or chill it in the refrigerator for an iced tea.